See also: -ornis

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EtymologyEdit

From German Ornis, from Ancient Greek ὄρνις (órnis, bird) This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

ornis (plural ornithes)

  1. (formal) A bird.
  2. The birds collectively of a region; avifauna.
    • 1867, The record of zoological literature (volume 3, page 60)
      Baird then proceeds to treat of the eastward movement of American birds, and its influence on the ornis of Greenland and Europe, and vice versâ.

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ornīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of ornus